Top 11 superyachts to charter this winter in the Caribbean and the Bahamas

Escape the winter blues and return to summer with a luxury yacht charter in the ...

Top 11 superyachts to charter this winter in the Caribbean and the Bahamas

October 19, 2017

Written by Maria Korotaeva

Escape the winter blues and return to summer with a luxury yacht charter in the southern hemisphere: Whether you’re considering ending the year with a lavish party or starting 2018 with close friends and family, there is a yacht to suit all budgets, tastes, and interests.

The list below contains superyachts all with exceptional amenities and talented crew, including award-winning chefs, massage therapists, helipads, PADI Certified Dive Centres and just about everything in between.
If there’s something, in particular, you are looking for, let the expert brokers at CharterWorld help turn your dream holiday into a reality and leave behind dark streets and cold noses for sweet sandy beaches and warm smiles.

Remember When – Unforgettable adventures with a PADI Certified superyacht

In 2011, luxury yacht REMEMBER WHEN was a finalist in the Best Three-deck Semi-displacement or Planing Motor Yacht category at the Superyacht Awards 2011 and it’s plain to see how she got so far against stiff competition: The walnut-finished interiors combine refined classic and contemporary elements while the layout is designed for ease of access for family groups and big parties alike, with a lift (elevator) connecting the decks.

Remember When – Jetski

49m/162ft Christensen superyacht REMEMBER WHEN comes with a great array of water toys, including a Laser Pico sailboat and Waverunners among the selection aboard this PADI Certified Dive Centre.

Remember When – snorkeling

Not only are the facilities top-notch, but she also is well maintained and has a proven charter reputation:

“Hi Amanda and Captain Hendre! I simply cannot thank you both enough. The guests have had a fantastic time and it would not have been possible without your hard work. I will definitely be recommending your services and the boat to my other family offices.”

– M/Y REMEMBER WHEN / Bahamas / July 11 – 18 2016

Destinations: Caribbean and Bahamas

Amenities: Jacuzzi, PADI Certified Dive Centre, gym, lift (elevator)

Accommodation: 12 guests/6 cabins

Price: From $230,000 USD per week plus expenses

 

Turquoise – Recently refitted and ready for adventure

A simply stunning superyacht refitted in 2017, 55m/182ft TURQUOISE will impress guests at special celebrations and corporate event charters with her monochrome living areas that use texture to catch the light. With exteriors created by Dubois and interiors from H2 Yacht Design, these esteemed names in the yachting industry have produced stylish spaces in which to entertain and unwind.

Luxury yacht charter vacation aboard Turquoise

The sky lounge contains a bar and a grand piano for live entertainment, while the outer deck areas light up at night for ambient outdoor relaxation surrounded by tropical islands and stars. Watch a film in the alfresco cinema with curtains creating a secluded and cozy spot free from distractions yet filled with fresh night air, then ease tired muscles in the Jacuzzi before relishing a wonderful night’s rest in the sumptuous beds.

Motor yacht Turquoise – Water fun

As a PADI Certified Dive Centre and an Approved RYA Water Sports Centre, luxury yacht TURQUOISE provides guests with the outstanding opportunity for guests of all ages to learn new water toys and earn new skills.

Destinations: Caribbean and Bahamas

Amenities: Jacuzzi, gym, cinema, PADI Certified Dive Centre, Approved RYA Water Sports Centre

Accommodation: 12 guests/6 cabins

Price: From €280,000 per week plus expenses

 

Unbridled – Lavish surroundings for celebrations indoors and out

End the year in style among the opulent living spaces of 58m/190ft UNBRIDLED: The stunning interior features intricate details in the rich wood furnishings and marbles to form the perfect environment for celebrating a special event.

Unbridled – main shot

The outside living areas are just as well considered; the sundeck hosts a very generous bespoke Jacuzzi, while the forward section is covered in sun pads for the whole group to stretch out and watch the beautiful isles of the Caribbean and Bahamas pass by.

Unbridled – salon

More than just beauty, superyacht UNBRIDLED comes with an excellent selection of facilities for high-octane fun and tranquil relaxation, with status as an Approved RYA Water Sports Centre along with a well-fitted gym, a massage therapist and video-on-demand.

There is a wine cellar on board to provide the perfect accompaniment to every evening meal and Chef Michail Swindells won Second Place at the MYBA Yacht Show 2016 for Yachts over 50m. Whether using the atmospheric formal dining room or surrounding yourselves with nature on the upper deck aft, every meal will be eagerly anticipated by all charter guests and visitors on board.

Destinations: Caribbean and Bahamas

Amenities: Jacuzzi, Approved RYA Water Sports Centre, office, gym, massage therapist

Accommodation: 12 guests/6 cabins

Price: From €240,000 per week plus expenses

 

Beachfront – A quality luxury yacht for family charters

A luxury yacht charter doesn’t need to blow the bank account to provide guests with beautiful living spaces, as 33m/108ft motor yacht BEACHFRONT from Hargrave proves. Last refitted in 2015, the fine quality air-conditioned interiors bring modern comfort to a classic design while the outer spaces are created for an alfresco living all day long.

MY BEACHFRONT – Jacuzzi

As well as a secluded seating and sunbathing spot on the bow, the sundeck has an aft Jacuzzi for taking in the beautiful islands of Antigua and Barbuda or the Grenadines.

MY BEACHFRONT – Formal dining

Just as prepared for entertaining in the water, superyacht BEACHFRONT comes with an excellent selection of water toys, including Waverunners, water skis, beach games and inflatable toys.

Destinations: Caribbean and Bahamas

Amenities: Jacuzzi

Accommodation: 12 guests/6 cabins

Price: From $45,000 USD per week plus expenses

 

Ocean Paradise – Award-winning contemporary design and performance

Go all-out on your next holiday in the Caribbean and Bahamas and charter superyacht OCEAN PARADISE, which won an award for her stately contemporary design and placed her as a finalist in another award show. She was also a finalist for Best Displacement Motor Yacht of 500GT to 1,299GT (approximately 50m – 59m) at the World Superyacht Awards 2014, proving Italian shipyard Benetti‘s reputation for high-quality luxury yachts.

Ocean Paradise

Whether looking to charter for a special occasion or simply spend time with the family, luxury yacht OCEAN PARADISE offers plenty of activities on board, with a dance floor and gorgeous beach club, plus plenty of water toys to compliment her status as an Approved RYA Water Sports Centre and a PADI Certified Dive Centre.

Floor-to-ceiling windows flood the interiors with natural light, both in the shared living spaces and the private cabins, while bespoke furnishings across the decks add invigorating colors and comfortable places for guests to rest after hours spent sight-seeing and shopping.

Ocean Paradise – Sundeck

The sundeck will be a favorite space among the group, with the best views on board while soaking in the Jacuzzi or dining alfresco with a cocktail from the bar.

Destinations: Caribbean and Bahamas

Amenities: Jacuzzi, PADI Certified Dive Centre, Approved RYA Water Sports Center gym, beach club, dance floor

Accommodation: 12 guests/5 cabins

Price: From $300,000 USD per week plus expenses

 

Three Forks – Simple, stately elegance

When Christensen design superyachts, the layout is carefully taken into account to ensure that regardless of only ten visitors or 100 on board, everything runs smoothly. Coupled with wheelchair access and a lift, M/Y THREE FORKS is an exemplary choice for families and friends groups interested in taking a luxury charter but have reservations about life on board.

Three forks – exterior

The neutral palette of the saloons plays with gloss and matte textures for environments just as suited to evening socializing as daytime recreation and the outside lounges and dining spaces make sure that guests receive uninterrupted views regardless of the activity.

Three forks – helicopter

The sundeck aft can be used as a helipad, an additional sunbathing space or as an observation platform to watch the whales and dolphins swimming through the crystal clear waters of such destinations as the Exumas and the Turks and Caicos Islands.

Destinations: Caribbean and Bahamas

Amenities: Jacuzzi, helipad, wheelchair access, lift (elevator)

Accommodation: 12 guests/6 cabins

Price: From $199,000 USD per week plus expenses

 

Sarissa – High-performance sailing and immaculate recreational areas

A motor yacht isn’t the only way to travel to the Caribbean and Bahamas in style: Vitters is a world-renowned shipyard with a reputation for producing high-performing sailing yachts, and SARISSA is no different: She won the category for Naval Architecture Award: Sailing Yachts at the Showboats Design Awards 2012 and was a finalist in four other categories for her interior and exterior design.

Sarissa Yacht

Built in 2009 with the exterior styling of Tripp Design and the interior styling of Rhoades Young, her efficient modern layout ensures that no space is wasted and guests are treated to an upper and lower TV salon and a separate formal dining area. Skylights ensure that every room receives plenty of natural light, whether spending time together or relaxing in one of the guest cabins.

The exterior deck space is fitted with a large cockpit for comfortable outdoor living and dining between all ten guests. Further forward, the bridge deck contains two spacious sun pads for a nap after a large lunch, while both the bow and stern have plenty of space for outdoor exercises such as yoga or Pilates.

Destinations: Caribbean and Bahamas

Amenities: PADI Certified Dive Centre

Accommodation: 10 guests/5 cabins

Price: From €105,000 per week plus expenses

 

Temptation – Excellent quality, excellent price

Built by Palmer Johnson, 37m/123ft luxury yacht TEMPTATION lives up to her name with plush, minimalist interiors, an excellent selection of water toys and an appealing price tag.

Temptation

Featuring the exterior and interior styling of Nuvolari & Lenard, M/Y TEMPTATION focuses on practical everyday living for family and friends groups with children of all ages.

As well as a sundeck with a Jacuzzi, bar and alfresco dining area, there is a pilothouse with a sofa where guests can spend time conversing or relaxing in this serene and secretive retreat.

Destinations: Caribbean and Bahamas

Amenities: Jacuzzi, PADI Certified Dive Centre

Accommodation: 8 guests/4 cabins

Price: From €65,000 per week plus expenses

 

Foxy Lady – Stability and serenity aboard a luxury catamaran

Catamarans are an excellent option for guests looking for greater stability, wider beams and more extensive, brighter accommodation and 19m/61ft luxury catamaran FOXY LADY is a wonderful example of these traits.

Foxy Lady

S/Y FOXY LADY is a desirable option for families looking to charter a smaller yacht without losing out on an excellent selection of water toys or compromising on quality: The salon opens up onto a shaded aft section where there is an alfresco dining area and sun pads towards the stern, while the cockpit has extra sun pads to allow guests to spread out and enjoy time alone with hobbies.

Destinations: Caribbean and Bahamas

Amenities: PADI Certified Dive Centre

Accommodation: 8 guests/4 cabins

Price: From €28,000 per week plus expenses

Lady Britt

Superyacht LADY BRITT was a finalist in three awards categories in 2012 for her guest amenities, interiors and all-round excellence. This winter, experience her opulent interiors from world-renowned designers RWD for yourselves and charter her in the Caribbean and Bahamas. Spa lovers will enjoy every moment in the beauty room and sauna, while outdoors a deck converts into a stage and there is an open-air cinema for entertainment throughout the night. Inside, the stately salons and separate formal dining room combine the best elements of Art Deco and contemporary design for a celebration as memorable for its on-trend surroundings as for its warm and intimate atmosphere.

Lady Britt with water toys

Lady Britt with water toys

Destinations: Caribbean and Bahamas

Amenities: Jacuzzi, gym, outdoor cinema, steam room, sauna, beauty room, massage therapist, lift (elevator)

Accommodation: 12 guests/7 cabins

Price: From $445,000 USD per week plus expenses

Sherakhan

A modern expedition yacht with a classic exterior appearance, M/Y SHERAKHAN has recently returned from her refit sporting a pristine white hull along with new decks and interiors that include white marble in the main salon, updated audio-visual equipment and new soft furnishings across the decks.

SHERAKHAN from above

SHERAKHAN from above

Not only does 70m/229ft superyacht SHERAKHAN feature stunning living spaces from Rijntjes Interior Design and Verkerk Yachting Projects, she is designed for lavish special events and corporate yacht charters. The accommodation sleeps up to 26 guests across 13 cabins and there are a wealth of entertainment options on board, including an 18-person glass-bottomed Jacuzzi, a beauty salon, a spa room with massage therapy services, a sauna and a steam room as well as an impressive collection of water toys (including laser sail boats and surfboards) and gym equipment. Wherever you charter with explorer yacht SHERAKHAN, you will always have the best luxury amenities with you for an unforgettable time.

Destinations: Caribbean and Bahamas

Amenities: Jacuzzi, gym, steam room, sauna, beauty room, massage therapist

Accommodation: 26 guests/13 cabins

Price: From $425,000 USD per week plus expenses

 

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